Category Archives: Biking

Random on a Thursday.

This is what Google looks like on your birthday: * * * * * On my birthday: I┬ádid a good deed. ‘Nuf said. We went out to dinner. The┬árestaurant* we went to was near the theatre where we saw the … Continue reading

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A somewhat comforting afterthought.

photo credit: NCinDC via photo pin cc It occurred to me today as I was thinking about yesterday's accident, that — as horrible as it was for the bicyclist that got hit — it was better than if the victim had been a pedestrian. … Continue reading

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It happened right in front of me.

I left work about 6pm Friday night. A few blocks from the office (Sixth and Portland, if you are familiar with Minneapolis), I was waiting in the right turn lane at a stop light to make a right turn when … Continue reading

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Nice ride*.

Who's that comin' down the street? It's Alex… and Lisa The Head Model! Alex is going to Aveda Institute. Lisa is the model she uses to practice massage. She had to return Lisa to school today. * Nice Ride are … Continue reading

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I came across this article today. Given that Younger Son  could have been killed last Friday night when he was [sort-of] T-boned on his bike, the timing seemed apropos. How Not To Kill A Cyclist. Update on YS's condition: he was … Continue reading

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Eye candy Friday.

From Younger Son:  I went to Ikea with my friend last night. All at the same time, we left the store, the rain ended, and the sky became a beautiful mix of colors. He snapped a picture of me silhouetted … Continue reading

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I have been accumulating a little pile of yarn. Time to photograph it, blog it, and upload it to Ravelry.            Clockwise, from upper left: 100g (420m) of Marks & Kittens Kattens Fame Trend sock yarn, 74/25 superwash wool/nylon,420m in another … Continue reading

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It’s a two-fer day.

Late breaking news!   Matthew is part of the 4-man team Spoke Girl riding in a 24-hour bike race in Milwaukee*. They placed 2nd in their class last year; looks like they might win it in 2011! You can keep … Continue reading

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My boy young man.

From City Pages:

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New bike!

Matthew got himself (half of) a new winter bicycle; he went halvsies on it with a good friend who works in a bike shop. What's a winter bicycle? You may well ask. One with big-ass tires. Apparently, with a conventional … Continue reading

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